Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit https://eciu.net/ Informed debate on energy and climate change. en-GB Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:21:00 +0000 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:56:34 +0000 There is more than 'low wind' behind our electricity system woes https://eciu.net/blog/2021/there-is-more-than-low-wind-behind-our-electricity-system-woes Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:21:00 +0000 A growing number of margin notices are the result of years of slow progress on upgrading the grid No, Net Zero will not ‘cost 10 million jobs’ https://eciu.net/blog/2021/no-net-zero-will-not-cost-10-million-jobs Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:18:00 +0000 Reports of 'staggering' job losses raised eyebrows, but were they right? The road to Glasgow, what to expect in 2021 https://eciu.net/blog/2020/the-road-to-glasgow-what-to-expect-in-2021 Tue, 29 Dec 2020 06:00:00 +0000 In 2021, in the context of Covid-19 recovery, we are looking a year ahead to the most important climate change summit since the Paris. This blog outlines the long road to COP26. Climate Ambition Summit 2020: a good start but much more needed in the year to COP26 https://eciu.net/blog/2020/climate-ambition-summit-2020-a-good-start-but-much-more-needed-in-the-year-to-cop26 Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:00:00 +0000 This blog explores what happened a the Climate Action Summit 2020, what did it achieve and what happens next? Net zero: from ‘tell us’ to ‘show us’ https://eciu.net/blog/2020/net-zero-from-tell-us-to-show-us Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:17:00 +0000 With so much of the world now covered by net zero pledges, it's time to change the focus to delivery Energy White Paper: time for delivery https://eciu.net/blog/2020/energy-white-paper-time-for-delivery Mon, 14 Dec 2020 17:10:00 +0000 The Government's White Paper gives us a welcome glimpse of the future Building momentum for climate action at the end of 2020 https://eciu.net/blog/2020/building-momentum-for-climate-action-at-the-end-of-2020 Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:26:00 +0000 A glimmer of hope for the global climate action, as we approach the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement All eyes on the Energy White Paper https://eciu.net/blog/2020/all-eyes-on-the-energy-white-paper Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:22:00 +0000 The impending sector-defining document is a time for ambition and for action to underpin rhetoric Future Homes Standard: no time like 2023 https://eciu.net/blog/2020/future-homes-standard-no-time-like-2023 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:35:00 +0000 Announced then de-announced, what would be the impacts of a 2023 Future Homes Standard? Time is running out - the energy sector’s Generation 2050 speak up https://eciu.net/blog/2020/time-is-running-out-the-energy-sectors-generation-2050-speak-up Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:00:00 +0000 We have over 1,000 young energy experts that can help shape the climate debate, writes the Energy Institute’s Sinead Obeng AMEI Ten Point Plan: no going back now https://eciu.net/blog/2020/ten-point-plan-no-going-back-now Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:57:00 +0000 The PM's plan for an industrial revolution brings with it some very big results When enhanced NDCs are a matter of survival https://eciu.net/blog/2020/when-enhanced-ndcs-are-a-matter-of-survival Tue, 17 Nov 2020 06:00:00 +0000 For 1.2 billion people across the globe the collective decarbonisation commitments all governments are a matter of survival. Will countries use the Ambition Summit to respond?